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Colloquium at Bowdoin College on Use of Educational Theory in the Classroom

Story posted April 15, 1999

April 6, 1999, BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Bowdoin graduate Betsey Woody will discuss the practical, classroom use of feminist and other theories of education in a colloquium on current issues in schools from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, April 8, in the Harrison McCann Lounge on the 16th floor of Coles Tower at Bowdoin College. The event is free and open to the public. Call 725-3465 for information.

In a talk titled "Student and Teacher Reflections on the Critical/Feminist Classroom," based on her teaching at the high school and university levels, Woody will discuss how best to translate theory into the education of real students.

Woody teaches gender issues in schools at the University of California, Berkeley's, Graduate School of Education. She has worked extensively with feminist methods in secondary schools. She is earning a doctorate in social and cultural studies in education.

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